Tools and articles for redesigning school meal programs and helping students learn about food's place in our lives

COVID-19 Return to School Planning Resources

COVID-19 planning templates, reopening protocols, and additional resources that support school nutrtition programs in return to school planning efforts.

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Community of Practice Calls on Emergency Food Service

Community of Practice Calls on Emergency Food Service

This free series offers an opportunity for districts to connect with one another, share ideas, and build connections with partners across the state.

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Emergency Meal Service Resources

COVID-19 resources, toolkits, and tip sheets that support school nutrition programs during emergency meal service.

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Photographing School Food: A Practical Guide to Making California School Meals Look Great

Photographing School Food: A Practical Guide to Making California School Meals Look Great

Your food deserves great photography. Our practical guide helps you improve the visual appeal of all your school meals.

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Making the case for healthy, freshly prepared school meals

Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals

Check out our tools for demonstrating the academic, health, environmental, and financial benefits of high-quality, appealing school meals. 

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California Tastes Amazing cookbook

California Tastes Amazing

Recipes, based on popular school meals, that parents and children can cook together at home.

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